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March 16th, 2015

Barron’s passion for music, God helps him lead in community

March 16, 2015

Joel Barron shares his gift of music through many different age groups in the Starkville community.
Through his roles as assistant choir director at Starkville High School and as music minister at Starkville Church of God, he reaches individuals from teenagers to seniors. 

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March 9th

Maples named Distinguished Young Woman

March 9, 2015

Scholarship, leadership and talent were the prerequisites for the winning candidate for Starkville’s Distinguished Young Woman who was selected Saturday evening at a program at McComas Theatre.  The winner was Marlee Catherine Maples, daughter of Randy and Vicky Maples who will go on the the State competition.

Blake gives of her time to better the community

March 9, 2015

For OCH Regional Medical Center nurse Terri Blake, service doesn’t end when work wraps up for the day.
Blake, who has worked as a nurse in OCH’s cardiac rehabilitation and labor and delivery divisions, works through the hospital to provide volunteer services to the community.

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March 6th

Weather creates challenges for schools

March 6, 2015

After taking three snow days the last two weeks, area school administrators are working through logistical hurdles to decide how to move forward with makeup days and rescheduled events.

Ice storm brings travel disruptions

March 6, 2015

A second round of winter weather in as many weeks rolled through the Starkville area Wednesday night and Thursday and made transit difficult for area motorists.

Ice possible with winter storm today

March 6, 2015

Despite Wednesday temperatures that reached 80 degrees, another round of winter weather is forecast to roll through the area today.
While the weather isn’t expected to be as severe as a winter storm that dumped about four inches of snow on Starkville last week, minor ice accumulations could cause travel difficulty in places as freezing rain and sleet affect the area.

Young area woman tapped by ‘The Voice’

March 6, 2015

Forty-five miles south of Starkville in the difficult to pronounce town of Shuqualak, a young woman began to develop her talent for singing. On Tuesday night, her audition for the NBC television show “The Voice” aired and she began a journey working with her coach Pharrell Williams.

March 5th

MSU women return to the court for the SEC Tournament

March 5, 2015

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have had a five-day layoff prior to their first game of the Southeastern Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.
Even though the weather has been bad in Little Rock, Ark., that's not the reason MSU has been waiting.
The Bulldogs finished as the No. 3 seed in the SEC and got a double bye in the quarterfinals so the time off is a reward.

March 4th

City moves on from Cadence deal

March 4, 2015

The Starkville Board of Aldermen voted 5-0 to officially walk away from negotiations with Cadence Bank for its downtown headquarters as the new home for the Starkville Police Department.

Remembering Carole on her 73rd birthday

March 4, 2015

Like every other small town in America, Starkville has its own distinct and memorable characters whose names are destined to become household words.

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